taxes. that is the pele in the middle class. tyler, quickly to you. you know, do you think that republicans arwhen the case here? you think of the senate, that they would be able to come up with a comomise? >> going over the cliff is the best scenario for republicans. it's not the best scenario for the country. at least if we go over the cliff, anything they agree to look for tax cuts. and i think that could be the scenario that we are looking for. everything that has been done for the past several weeks has been smoke and mirrors anyway. so you know, this is just another day of the same things. and i think you're right. the normal person, the people who look at their paycheck, every week, every two weeks, every month, they will know who the problem child is and it is not the sete. it is not congress.